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Engineering Tech:Specialty Courses

1112C
ETS

Industrial Electronics

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: EET1035C. The objective of this course is to provide an exposure to many types of industrial electronics. This course will include the study of mechanical, electromechanical, and solid-state devices, thyristors, open- and closed-loop control systems, sensors and transducers, actuators, motors, telemetry, robotics, programmable controllers, and other areas.

Credit hours: 4
Lecture hours: 3
Lab hours: 3

1520C
ETS

Fundamentals of Instrumentation and Electronics

$7.00 lab fee Provides the student with a basic knowledge of instrumentation and how sensors are used in industry. Topics include fundamentals of analog and digital electronic components and circuits, including applications. Course will cover principles of temperature, pressure, flow, and level measurement devices. Laboratory exercises will consist of experiments with basic circuits, test equipment, sensors, and actuators.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 3

2511C
ETS

Motor and Motion Control

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: EET1035C. Prerequisite/corequisite: ETS2542C. This course provides experiences with electro-mechanical devices such as relays, timers, counters, proximity sensors, photo sensors, and solid state relays for control applications. Motors and motor control circuits using motor starters and variable frequency drives (VFDs) controlled by programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are developed for various control applications. Motion control is developed using Allen-Bradley servo drives controlled by AB Control Logix and RSLOGIX 5000 software.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2535C
ETS

Process Control and Instrumentation

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ETS2542C. This course prepares the student for working in the area of process control automation. Lecture and lab assignments provide experience with sensors, level control, flow control, pressure control, temperature control, and digital set point and with analog processing, and P.I.D. control. The Allen-Bradley PLC 1500 PLC processors will be used as the process controllers with a process control trainer to design, construct, interface, program, and troubleshoot control circuits and systems. The process software for the course will be the Allen-Bradley RSLOGIX 5/500 and RSVIEW32 Human Machine Interface.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2542C
ETS

Programmable Logic Controllers

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: CET1112C or ETS1520C. This course covers the applications, servicing and troubleshooting of programmable logic controller circuits. The Allen-Bradley PLC processor with RSLOGIX software is applied to control applications involving rung programming, sequencers, timers, counters, data manipulations, instructions, math instructions, file-to-file moves, and communications using A/B Data Highway. Laboratory experiences include the design and troubleshooting of ladder logic programs with interfacing to hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical sensors such as relays, limit switches, photo sensors, proximity detectors, pressure switches, solenoid valves, and a pneumatic pick-and place robot for industrial purposes.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2606C
ETS

Robotics

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ETS2542C. Types of robots will be studied, such as servo point‑to‑point, non-servo pick and place, Cartesian, lead through teach, stepper control, pneumatic PLC control, etc. Robot programming, interfacing, and design of robotic workcells for industrial applications will be developed. A study of robot configurations, programming techniques for applications found in assembly, inspections, welding, painting, and in material handling applications. Lab experiences will be developed with the ADEPT SCARA robot, including a vision system for assembly applications.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2680C
ETS

Mechatronics I

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: EET1084C or ETS1520C. Provides the student with an introduction to mechatronics and measurement systems. Topics include microcontroller programming and interfacing, data acquisition, and mechatronics control architectures. Laboratory exercises will consist of experiments with microcontrollers, sensors, actuators, and data acquisition hardware.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 3

2681C
ETS

Mechatronics II

$7.00 lab fee Prerequisite: ETS2680C. This course serves as a way to integrate all other courses in the sequence in a single system. Topics include mechatronics system concepts, safety, machine operation, sensors, pneumatics, electrical systems, and robotics. Laboratory exercises will consist of operating, programming, and problem solving of mechanical, electronic, and software systems on seven mechatronics training stations and one robotics training station.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 3

2700C
ETS

Electro-Hydraulics & Pneumatics

$17.00 lab fee Prerequisite: EET1035C. Prerequisite/corequisite: ETS2542C. This course covers hydraulic and pneumatic applications as found in industrial control applications. Content includes basic physical laws, properties of fluids, hydraulic pumps, circuit design/applications, deceleration/braking of hydraulic actuators, fluid filtration in hydraulic circuits, and troubleshooting This course covers pneumatic applications as found in industrial control systems. Content includes basic physical laws, pressure and force, air compressors, control valves, actuators, sequencing and counterbalance circuits, and troubleshooting.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 4

2931
ETS

Special Projects in Computer Integrated Manufacturing

Course centering around topics of current interest or of special interest to students or instructors. Students have the opportunity to research, design, and prototype new projects. Topics or focus may vary from semester to semester. The course can be repeated up to two times.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

3650C
ETS

Industrial Networking

Prerequisite: ETS2542C. Corequisite: MAN3303. This Class covers Industrial TCP/IP, Ethernet/IP, DeviceNet, and Control Net, for interfacing PlCs, remotely located I/0 modules, drives, and other industrial devices. Other networks such as Allen-Bradley Data Highway Plus, Modbus RTU, and DF-1will be discussed as applied to PlC and industrial control applications. The Allen-Bradley PC applications RSlinx, RSlogix500, RSlogix5000, RSNetworks for DeviceNet, and RSNetworks for ControiNet will be used. Network configurations for data collection into Human Machine Interfaces, such as RSView and Microsoft Excel will be covered.

Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 2
Lab hours: 2

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